The Ayamase Recipe
Its Recipe O’clock: Do you know how to make the popular Ayamase Stew for Ofada rice?
Let’s tell you how
5 Green bell peppers
1 Large Onion
3 Habanero Rodo
2 Tbsps Locust Bean
2 Tbsps Crayfish
3/4 Cup Palm Oil
4 Boiled Eggs
Salt to taste
Assorted meat and offals
Rinse the Bell peppers, Onions and Habanero and cut into chunks – this will make blending process easier for the blender.
Blend the Peppers and Onions a little at a time adding very little water while blending because the excess water is not needed.
Pour the blended Pepper into a Pot and boil it until most of the water is gone.
In a clean Pot, add the Palm Oil, cover it up and let it heat up on low to medium heat until the color of the Oil turns to honey-brown color.
Allow the Oil to cool down and then heat it up a bit by removing the pot lid.
Add the diced Onions and locust bean and fry till the onions begin to float on the Oil.
Pour in the boiled pepper, stir it all together, cover it up and allow it to cook until the oil begins to float over the pepper sauce.
Add your choice of Meat, some beef stock to loosen up the sauce if it’s too thick and Salt to taste.
Ayamase stew can best served with serve with Ofada Rice or boiled or fried plantains, Yam, etc. Enjoy!